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SBSD - Central
Friday December 8th, 2017 :: 04:00 p.m. PST


Detectives arrest Andrew Wood for Rape of an Unconscious Person

DATE/TIME: December 7, 2017 / 1:15 p.m.

INCIDENT: Rape of an Unconscious Person

LOCATION: 18000 block of Verdemont Rd (Glen Helen Raceway), San Bernardino

SUSPECT: Andrew Wood, 22 years old, resident of Corona

VICTIM: Confidential female

On November 26, 2017, the victim reported to the Sheriff's Central Station she was raped while camping at the Glen Helen Raceway during the weekend of November 25, 2017. The victim was provided a large quantity of alcohol by the suspect, later identified as Andrew Wood, and became sleepy. Wood offered the victim a place to sleep in a nearby vehicle. The victim entered the vehicle and fell asleep and a short time later, the victim woke up and Wood was on top of her having sexual intercourse. The victim never gave Wood consent to have sexual intercourse and believed she was raped.

Detective R. Pahia, from the Central Station Detective Bureau, conducted the investigation and gathered pertinent information to substantiate the rape allegation. Pahia obtained a warrant for Wood's arrest and on December 7, 2017, Central Station Detectives located Wood in the city of Ontario and took him into custody. Wood was arrested and booked into West Valley Detention Center for PC 261(a)(4) Rape of an Unconscious Person.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Central Station Detective Division at (909)387-3545. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the website at

Refer: Detective R. Pahia

Station: Central Station

Phone No. (909)387-3545

Case No. 011703392

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Central
655 E 3rd St
San Bernardino, CA 92408

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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